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PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia police say a 17-year-old boy was shot in the head as he and other customers held a restaurant’s doors shut to prevent a gunman from entering.

Police say the shooting happened Tuesday night at a Chinese restaurant in south Philadelphia. Investigators say the shooter fired through the door before fleeing the scene.

The teen was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

No arrests have been made. Police are reviewing surveillance video.

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